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question before a televised select committee with the deputy rebecca brooks after mounting public pressure. >> my message for rebecca brooks is do the decent thing. you can't hide from this level of public anguish and anger and the interest. >> reporter: in the first interview since the story broke, rupert murdock told the "wall street journal" he wanted to address, "some of the things said in parliament, some of which are total lies. we think it's important to absolutely establish our integrity in the eyes of the public." it won't be the first time brooks has gone before the committee. back in 2003 she admitted paying cops for information. >> we have paid the police for information in the past. >> reporter: also in this picture, former news of the world editor and later prime minister cameron press secretary andy colson who was arrested last week. and former executive editor neil wallace arrested today. brooks was editor of "news of the world "when it allegedly hacked in cell phone of a school girl who had been abducted and later murdered in 2002. last sunday "news of the world" was close
arrest as p.r. consultant. rebekah brooks who le signed as the head of rupert murdock's empire friday was arrested by police sunday after she voluntarily gone in for questioning. she was released on bail. her lawyers say they now want answers about her arrest. >> the condition of rebekah brooks can be simply stated. she is not guilty of any criminal offense. the position of the metropolitan police is less easy to understand. >> reporter: the government remains potentially tainted as well with prime minister david cameron on official business in africa, again under pressure to explain why he hired andy colson as the chief of communication. he stepped down in january and was arrested last week. >> no one argued that the work he did in government in any way was inappropriate or bad. he worked well in government and he then left government. >> reporter: now, bret, after brooks' arrest on sunday, her appearance before a parliamentary committee scheduled for tomorrow to answer questions about the phone hacking was in jeopardy. but that is scheduled to go on tomorrow she will be there. along
their jobs but rebecca brooks the woman who ran the paper at the time, milly dowler's phone was hacked was still employed at the head of rupert murdock british newspapers there was public pressure on her to go. today she went. in a statement, brooks said as chief executive of the company i feel a deep sense of responsibility for the people we have hurt. i want to reiterate how sorry i am for what we now know to have taken place." the latest resignation comes from dow jones ceo les hinton a long time news corp executive who ran the british newspaper group in much of the time of the hacking. murdock said he accepted the resignation with a heavy heart saying few people had given more to the cane than les hinton in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> bret: more on this story with the panel. the astronauts aboard the space station got up a little earlier than they planned today. a bit later, they took an important phone call from earth. correspondent kris gutierrez tells us who was on the other line. >> reporter: from the oval office, president obama made a special phone call today. >> hello,
, and news international chief executive rebecca brooks to appear in person to answer questions about the phone hacking scandal. in the united states, two democratic senators asked the attorney general and the securities and exchange commission to investigate whether news corporation violated any u.s. laws. in london, amy kellogg, fox news. >> r >> bret: we will continue to follow the story. i mispronounced the hero awarded the medal of honor for saving his buddies and losing his hand. the hero's name is sergeant first class leroy arthur petry. >>> today's development or lack thereof in debt talks will discuss them with the fox all-stars when we return. >>> the idea of not doing something serious about the debt before august sicken mess. the time has come for a balanced budget a.m. it forces washington to balance its books. we can't leave it to politicians in washington to make decisions we need to get the fiscal house in order. >> the president believes that we do not need to amend the constitution to cut the deficit. we need to get beyond politics as usual and find bipartisan common
-time editor rebekah brooks. she left her position of the british news corp division following corruption allegation and today said she was unaware of wrongdoing. >> i never paid a policeman myself. i never knowingly sanctioned payment to police officer. >> still, the focus of today remains her former boss rupert murdock. asked whether he, too, should resign, he said others at the paper in question betrayed him and the company. >> [ inaudible ] i'm the best person to clean this up. >> according to the set van newspaper man rupert murdock, maybe one of the biggest sins in this is the betrayal of the readers' trust. one of the aims again in his words restoration of that trust. bret? >> bret: greg palkot live in london. greg, thank you. senior political analyst brit hume has analysis of this day and this scandal. good evening, brit. >> hi, bret. the word "scandal" classically refers not to wrongdoing itself but the uproar and outrage that occurs when wrongdoing is discovered. scandals can be extremely damaging. the longer they continue the worse the daniel. but there is a distinct pat attorn
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